Book Sales

Rotarians Lend a Hand at the Library

Rotarians Lend a Hand at the Library

The Rotary Club of Santa Clara stepped up to help us move 7,500 books to a new location last Saturday! They arrived at the Library on Saturday bright and early and in good spirits, even though the service elevator was broken. They loaded the book carts full of books, moved them to their new location and re-shelved […]

Empowering World Change Holds Book Drive for Us

Empowering World Change Holds Book Drive for Us

Thank you to all of the volunteers at Empowering World Change!  They held a book drive for us and collected more than 1,000 books.  Woo hoo!  Sales of the books will raise funds for programs, collections and events here at the Library.

Volunteers enjoying the goodies.

Chocolate Party Celebrates Volunteers

Each year, the volunteers and Friends of the Foundation & Friends gather to celebrate the results of their hard work.  The Foundation & Friends is more than 100 volunteers strong who give more than 6,000 each year.  The money they raise by selling donated books funds innovative Library programs and collections.   Library staff joined the volunteers at the […]

Friends’ Northside Book Alcove Refreshed

Stop by the Friends’ book alcove near the entrance of the Northside Library.  The entire stock has been swapped out.  Once you find your favorites, bring them to the front desk for purchase.  Thanks for supporting the Foundation & Friends with your purchases.

Need a Last Minute Gift?

Stop by our book sale on Sunday, December 21 from 1-4pm in front of the Central Park Library!

Come to our huge book sale, this Saturday and Sunday 1/19-20

Our storage areas are PACKED – it’s going to be THE biggest sale of the year this Saturday AND Sunday, so don’t miss out! Saturday at 10am  and Sunday at 1pm at the Central Park Library, at 2635 Homestead Road in Santa Clara. If you’re a member of the Friends of the Library then you […]

Volunteers needed for Saturday sale

Happy New Year!  This month’s book sale will take place on Saturday, January 19 and Sunday, January 20.  Set up will take place on Thursday, Jan 17 and Friday, Jan 18.  Clean up will take place on Monday January, 21 from 10am-Noon. We can use help with:  1/17 Thursday Noon-2pm 1-2 volunteers to help move […]

Judging A Book By Its Cover

The following was written by Kim Wulfhorst, a Santa Clara City Library Foundation and Friends volunteer.  I was sitting in the Santa Clara City Library Foundation and Friends’ (SCCLFF) Bookstore where I volunteer by selling used books. I began to wonder about the phrase “You shouldn’t judge a book by its cover.” I said to […]

January 2011 Book Sale Moved to 4th Saturday

Book Sale will take place on January 22, 2011. Due to the library closures for holidays and budget balancing reductions, the January 2011 book sales will NOT occur on the 3rd Saturday but has been moved to the 4th Saturday; check back frequently for other changes.  

2001 Book Sale Dates Altered

2001 Book Sale Dates Altered

Book sales will be held every month except December during 2011. Unlike previous years, SEVERAL SALES WILL NOT OCCUR on the THIRD SATURDAY due to Library holiday closures. In January and February, the sale will be held on the FOURTH Saturday of the month; March through November, the sales will be held on the THIRD […]